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Urban development: Egypt to adopt citywide upgrading approach

As Egypt continues to exert all efforts for enhancing living conditions of its inhabitants, and in line with the Egyptian development vision 2030 and...

World Bank, GEF launch ‘Global Platform for Sustainable Cities’

Under the GPSC, the international community is investing over a billion dollar in the sustainable cities of the future City leaders from around the world...

Lagos adopts bottoms-up approach in Badagry plan implementation

In line with the policy of inclusion of the current administration in Lagos State, residents of Badagry have been urged to cooperate with the...

Beyond the climate refugee: Migration as adaptation

Misconceptions about climate-induced migration could lead to inadequate support for affected populations, according to the Worldwatch Institute's State of the World 2015 Between 2008 and 2013,...

Making Nigeria climate resilient (10): Reducing cities’ vulnerability

Nigeria ranks among the most urbanised countries in the world, and perhaps the fastest urbanising country in the African continent. In 1980, the urbanisation...

Lagos coastline community relives predicament over incessant flooding

On July 10 2011, Lagos experienced a downpour that lasted for over six hours, claiming lives and destroying properties in the bustling city. About a...

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Stakeholders urge govt to prioritise youth engagement in climate governance

The government of Nigeria has been told to value and prioritise youth engagement by providing them with platforms to...
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New Zealand’s largest city swamped as torrential rain hits

Rising floodwaters swamped houses and streets throughout New Zealand’s largest city on Friday, January 27, 2023, with every fire...

Sustainable energy: Schneider explains how microgrids can reduce carbon emission

Digital energy multinational, Schneider Electric, says existing technologies can reduce carbon emissions by 70 per cent and engineer a...

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Stakeholders urge govt to prioritise youth engagement in climate governance

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Rising floodwaters swamped houses and streets throughout New Zealand’s...